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YMCA of Eastern Ontario launches 100 km fundraiser

The YMCA of Eastern Ontario plans to launch a 100 km Walk, Run & Roll Challenge fundraiser running Saturday, Jul. 18 to Friday, Jul. 31, 2020. According to Colleen Gareau, Director of Marketing and Communications, the event will “support the mission of the YMCA in building healthier communities.” Both a

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Dress for Success Kingston ‘overwhelmed’ by community generosity

Just over two weeks ago, local charity Dress for Success Kingston was broken into, leaving much of the stock stolen. The charity, which works with local women to help them secure employment and financial independence, had lost over $7,800 worth of inventory. However, thanks to the kindness of the local

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Local charity Dress for Success targeted by thieves

When those working with Dress for Success Kingston opened their doors yesterday morning, what they found was disappointing, to say the least. Sometime over the weekend from Friday, Feb. 21 to Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, the local charitable organization had been broken into. For seven years, Dress for Success has

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A holiday wonderland in support of Almost Home takes place this weekend

As November draws to a close, it’s the perfect time to get into the holiday spirit, with a market, music, Santa, and more, all in support of Almost Home. The Almost Home Winter Makers Market and Christmas Village will take place on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019 at the Ambassador Hotel

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Fright Night at the Boys and Girls Club

Halloween night is less than a week away, and there’s something spooky happening over at the Boys and Girls Club of Kingston and Area (BGC). Get ready for a creepy, ghoulish experience, as BGC hosts Fright Night 2019 tonight, Friday, Oct. 25, 2019. Go through a haunted house, create some

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Local United Way kicks off 2019 fundraising campaign

In a packed ballroom early this morning, the United Way of Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) announced the goal for their 2019 campaign. As they do annually, the local United Way gathered supporters, volunteers, media partners, and member agencies in the ballroom of the Ambassador Hotel and Conference Centre

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New Queen’s students award $2,000 to Kingston Interval House

When we were offered the opportunity to join the team at Venture Club (Kingstonist’s official headquarters) in welcoming new Arts and Sciences students at Queen’s University to Kingston during their orientation, we couldn’t pass it up. After all, every year, thousands of new students arrive in this awesome city, bringing

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Taylor Hall Charity Ball Hockey Tournament set to take over The Hub

One of the most unique annual events in the city is set to bring a flurry of people and energy to downtown Kingston as organizers prepare the finishing touches for this year’s Taylor Hall Charity Ball Hockey Tournament. In support of the Boys and Girls Club of Kingston and Area,

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Mesa Fresca offers a fresh take on Mexican cuisine in Kingston

Mesa Fresca is Mexican restaurant with a twist to offer modern flavours that are mind blowing, while keeping the food authentic. Using local food producers, breweries, and wineries, those at Mesa Fresca strive to serve the finest and freshest food to their customers. Most of their food is made in

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